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Kiwifruit vs Apricot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Kiwifruit and Apricot different?

  • Kiwifruit is higher in Vitamin C, Vitamin K, and Copper, however Apricot is richer in Vitamin A RAE.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Kiwifruit is 92% higher.
  • Kiwifruit contains 12 times more Vitamin K than Apricot. While Kiwifruit contains 40.3µg of Vitamin K, Apricot contains only 3.3µg.

Kiwifruit, green, raw and Apricots, raw are the varieties used in this article.

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Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Calcium +161.5%
Contains more Magnesium +70%
Contains more Phosphorus +47.8%
Contains more Potassium +20.5%
Contains more Copper +66.7%
Contains more Iron +25.8%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Zinc +42.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 11% 12% 13% 15% 28% 1% 4% 44%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 15% 8% 10% 23% 1% 6% 27%
Contains more Calcium +161.5%
Contains more Magnesium +70%
Contains more Phosphorus +47.8%
Contains more Potassium +20.5%
Contains more Copper +66.7%
Contains more Iron +25.8%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Zinc +42.9%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Contains more Vitamin E +64%
Contains more Vitamin C +827%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +16.7%
Contains more Folate +177.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +1121.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +1370.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +76%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +31.1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 6% 30% 0% 309% 7% 6% 7% 11% 15% 19% 0% 101%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 77% 18% 0% 34% 8% 10% 12% 15% 13% 7% 0% 9%
Contains more Vitamin E +64%
Contains more Vitamin C +827%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +16.7%
Contains more Folate +177.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +1121.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +1370.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +76%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +31.1%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Kiwifruit Apricot
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Kiwifruit Apricot Opinion
Net carbs 11.66g 9.12g Kiwifruit
Protein 1.14g 1.4g Apricot
Fats 0.52g 0.39g Kiwifruit
Carbs 14.66g 11.12g Kiwifruit
Calories 61kcal 48kcal Kiwifruit
Starch 0g g Kiwifruit
Fructose 4.35g 0.94g Kiwifruit
Sugar 8.99g 9.24g Kiwifruit
Fiber 3g 2g Kiwifruit
Calcium 34mg 13mg Kiwifruit
Iron 0.31mg 0.39mg Apricot
Magnesium 17mg 10mg Kiwifruit
Phosphorus 34mg 23mg Kiwifruit
Potassium 312mg 259mg Kiwifruit
Sodium 3mg 1mg Apricot
Zinc 0.14mg 0.2mg Apricot
Copper 0.13mg 0.078mg Kiwifruit
Vitamin A 87IU 1279IU Apricot
Vitamin E 1.46mg 0.89mg Kiwifruit
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 92.7mg 10mg Kiwifruit
Vitamin B1 0.027mg 0.03mg Apricot
Vitamin B2 0.025mg 0.04mg Apricot
Vitamin B3 0.341mg 0.6mg Apricot
Vitamin B5 0.183mg 0.24mg Apricot
Vitamin B6 0.063mg 0.054mg Kiwifruit
Folate 25µg 9µg Kiwifruit
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 40.3µg 3.3µg Kiwifruit
Tryptophan 0.015mg 0.015mg
Threonine 0.047mg 0.047mg
Isoleucine 0.051mg 0.041mg Kiwifruit
Leucine 0.066mg 0.077mg Apricot
Lysine 0.061mg 0.097mg Apricot
Methionine 0.024mg 0.006mg Kiwifruit
Phenylalanine 0.044mg 0.052mg Apricot
Valine 0.057mg 0.047mg Kiwifruit
Histidine 0.027mg 0.027mg
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.029g 0.027g Apricot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.047g 0.17g Apricot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.287g 0.077g Kiwifruit

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Kiwifruit Apricot
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
42
Kiwifruit
16
Apricot
Mineral Summary Score
15
Kiwifruit
11
Apricot

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats, and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of food.
Protein
7%
Kiwifruit
8%
Apricot
Carbohydrates
15%
Kiwifruit
11%
Apricot
Fats
2%
Kiwifruit
2%
Apricot

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Kiwifruit
Kiwifruit is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Kiwifruit
Kiwifruit is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.25g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Apricot
Apricot contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Apricot
Apricot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.002g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Apricot
Apricot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 24)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.5)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Kiwifruit - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168153/nutrients
  2. Apricot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171697/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.